Definition of sepulchre noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

sepulchre

 noun
(US English sepulcher)noun
BrE BrE//ˈseplkə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈseplkər//
 
(old use) Death
 
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a place for a dead body, either cut in rock or built of stone See related entries: Death Word Origin Middle English: via Old French from Latin sepulcrum ‘burial place’, from sepelire ‘bury’.